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    Caspian Tern

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    Caspian Tern

    Hydroprogne caspia
    • ORDER: Charadriiformes
    • FAMILY: Laridae
    Basic Description

    As large as a big gull, the Caspian Tern is the largest tern in the world. Its large coral red bill makes it one of the most easily identified terns throughout its worldwide range.

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    Other Names
    • Charrán del Caspio (Spanish)
    • Sterne caspienne (French)
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